Ron Gonen, MBA

Ron GonenCo-Founder and CEO, Closed Loop Fund
Gonen is the Co-Founder and CEO of the Closed Loop Fund, which invests in and finances municipal infrastructure projects focused on recycling. Gonen is also an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School. Prior to launching the Closed Loop Fund, Gonen served as the Deputy Commissioner of Sanitation, Recycling and Sustainability for New York City. Gonen has been a recipient of a number of environmental and business awards, including the Medal of Excellence from Columbia University. He was recognized as a “Champion of the Earth” by the United Nations Environment Program and was recognized by NRDC and Earth Day New York as the Public Official of the Year in New York City for 2013.